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Old 11-01-2017, 06:56 AM   #1
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Lubrication for Stainless Steel models

An experienced gunsmith reamed me out one day after examining my Stainless Pro Carry II because it was "too dry". He told me Stainless Steel models required more regular lubrication than other models. They didn't need to be dripping wet but they needed a healthy dose of lubrication on a regular basis. I have followed his instructions ever since and have never had any failures to feed or eject. Just wondering what opinions regarding Stainless Steel models I might find here.
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Old 11-01-2017, 07:04 AM   #2
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All my Kimbers are stainless and I always use a little extra lube but not dripping wet.
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Old 11-01-2017, 07:05 AM   #3
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I lube all my guns the same way, stainless steel or not and I've never had a problem. The only exception I make is with my EDC, I use a light application of grease on the rails.
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Old 11-01-2017, 07:46 AM   #4
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Just like Chuck, everything from the AR's/M1A all the way down to the Smith & Wesson K22 .22cal revolver get the same lube.
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Old 11-01-2017, 07:48 AM   #5
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I have been using this on just about everything. doesn't run away like oil. leave a greasy but not thick film of lube.
works good on bike chains too.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:42 AM   #6
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use some Battle Born Grease, that stuff is great and grease will not dry up like oil over time if you are not big into doing regular maintenance monthly on your firearms this is a great solution for any firearm.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:51 AM   #7
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Same same for me I clean and lube my guns in the same manner for all. As far as grease goes I like Brian Enos slide glide it stays where you put it, and the rails of my slides really like it.
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When I brought my Kimber a couple years ago I decided to give Frog Lube a try. Works great for me, seems to get much wetter as the gun heats up. Still use Rem oil and Hoppes #9 for the others.
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At first I used Rem gun oil but when I was inter dusted to Frog Lube I switched. I use Frog Lube on all of my firearms with no problem. Frog Lube is like anything else you can use to much.
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I have been using the lucas gun oil and have had great results very pleased with it
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